Only one symbology type, the use of isoglosses
, is unique to language maps.
Johnson and Fine's (1985) claim that obscenity functions as a gender isogloss
seems overstated in light of available evidence.
Other languages of the region generally follow Semnani in phonological development, while Sangesari shows deviation, as, for example, in the outcome se for the isogloss
(23) Starostin (1988:113) gives as an isogloss
with the IE words, Proto-East Caucasian *wVtVrV 'child (up to one year old)': Tsakurian vudra 'kid up to one year old', Tsez beduro 'cub', Batzbean bader, Chechen ber 'child' and possibly within a Nostratic etymology (Illifi-Svityc 1967: 337).
This fact is an additional complicating factor for assessing the degree of accommodation and for establishing accommodation index because the same feature can be analyzed either as maintenance of UEA isogloss
or as influence of fusha.
Further, Tundra Nenets does not participate in another Taimyrian isogloss
, namely the marking of agents of passives by a case expressing movement.
John) are two sizeable villages between King's Lynn and Wisbech, lying to the east of an isogloss
dividing "linguistic Norfolk"--to the east--from those few villages of Norfolk to the west of the isogloss
that share few of the traditional defining characteristics of East Anglian dialects (see Trudgill 2001; Britain 2002).
(7) Also for Jordan (1974: ??97 (2)), Kent is outside the area enclosed by the isogloss
which marks this change to i- in the map.
At the same time, there are no strong isogloss
bundles between areas VI and VII, or between III and IV, which explains the absence of transitional areas between them.
for SVO also embraces Cambodian/Khmer (where the morphology is largely moribund) and Indonesian-Malay and some other Austronesian languages of the area.